Adding Personal Folders to Outlook with Exchange Server account

Posted on 2007-04-09
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I set up Outlook Express 2003 with an Exchange Server account and then added two IMAP accounts. All work well, but I have just noticed that I do not have a "Personal Folders" section. How can I add Personal Folders to the Exchange and IMAP accounts. My goal is to have a "private" calendar and a "public"  calendar.

Does "cache locally" play into all of this?
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Is this Outlook Express or Microsoft Outlook?
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Adding a Personal Folder in Outlook ;Open Outlook
1. Go to Tools, E-mail Accounts
2. Choose View or Change Existing E-mail accounts, then click Next.
3. Choose New Outlook Data File. A personal folder file will be the only option. Click OK.
4. Choose a location and name for the file then click OK.
5. Click OK again to return to the E-mail accounts window, then click Finish to return to Outlook. Your personal folder will be listed in the folder list.
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If you are using IMAP then by default all mails are going to personal folder.

If you don't know whether you're using a Microsoft Exchange Server or a Personal Folders file, you can check your default delivery location. Select Tools, E-mail Accounts, View or change existing email accounts to display the E-mail Accounts dialog box
If your delivery location is set to Personal Folders, you're using a Personal Folders file. Account types of IMAP, POP, and HTTP all use a Personal Folders file as their default delivery location.

If you're using an Exchange Server, you can still specify your delivery location to be your Personal Folders file, but doing so will remove all Outlook items from the server.


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